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SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE IN SUPER BOWL XXXVIII
Springfield College, the Birthplace of Basketball, was again well represented in this year's football Super Bowl between the Carolina Panthers and the New England Patriots.
SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE CELEBRATES NATIONAL GIRLS AND WOMEN IN SPORTS DAY Springfield College hosted a series of events on Saturday, February 7 in conjunction with National Girls and Women In Sports Day. Girls in grades 3-8 were invited to participate in a variety of clinics and events scheduled on the campus.
VAN RAALTE, MINKOFF REPRESENT U.S. AT PAN AMERICAN MACCABI GAMES IN CHILE
Springfield College Professor of Psychology Judy L. Van Raalte of Wilbraham, Mass., and David Minkoff of Oceanside, N.Y., competed at the 10th Pan American Maccabi Games in Santiago, Chile, December 24, 2003 through January 4, 2004.
BABSON LIBRARIANS HOST LOCAL RADIO SHOW Two of Babson Library's reference librarians, James Miller and Emily Alling, host a weekly radio show on WSCB 89.9, the Springfield College campus radio station. The program will feature librarian-approved musical selections, straight talk about information resource issues such as file sharing and censorship, and the latest scoop on library services. Tune in Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
SPRINGFIELD COLLEGE CATALOGS NOW ON-LINE , Springfield College has launched user-friendly on-line catalogs using acalog™ catalog management software, which will assist with updating and maintaining undergraduate and graduate catalogs. To view catalogs, click here.
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SEEKS NOMINATIONS The Office of Alumni Relations is accepting nomination forms for the four alumni awards presented annually to individuals who distinguish themselves by service to the College, community, state, nation, or field of athletics.
WILLIAM SIMPSON FINE ARTS SERIES
Jan. 21- Feb. 27, 2004
A Survey of prints and drawings by Jack Coughlin
William Blizard Gallery
Jacqueline Sheehan reads from her new novel "Truth," based on the life of Sojourner Truth, abolitionist, orator and former slave.
Marsh Memorial Chapel
Feb. 29 - March 1
Film Festival: Tribute to Katharine Hepburn
Sunday, Feb. 29, Double Feature: "The Lion in Winter" (1968) at 1 p.m.; and "Alice Adams" (1935) at 3:30 p.m.
Monday, March 1, "Woman of the Year" (1942) at 7 p.m. followed by panel discussion, "The Image of Powerful Women in Society."
Appleton Auditorium, Fuller Arts Center
March 8 -April 2
"Monuments to the Imagination," an installation by Kim Waale, and "Full Bodied with Floral Finish," large paintings by Elise Howell
William Blizard Gallery*
Reception for artists and public March 8, 2004
Gallery Talk by Kim Waale, March 11, Time: TBA
For the full schedule, click here.
MENS' VOLLEYBALL TO HOST HALL OF FAME MORGAN CLASSIC.
Springfield College's Blake Arena will be the site of the Volleyball Hall Of Fame/Morgan Classic on Friday, February 20 and Saturday, February 21st.
WOMEN'S GYMNASTICS SETS THE BAR HIGH IN '04 The Pride, which is off to its best start since the 2000 season, defeated Cortland (N.Y.), Ithaca and MIT on Feb. 7.
MEN'S BASKETBALL TOPS WHEATON, 74-69, FOR SECOND-STRAIGHT WIN The Pride shoots 57 percent from the field to tame the Lyons in Norton, Mass., on Feb. 10. Explosive sophomore Derek Yvon pours in 24 points in the victory.
WOMEN'S BASKETBALL KEEPS IT ROLLING WITH A 72-47 WIN AT SMITH The Pride improves to 8-2 in conference action by burying the Pioneers on Feb. 10. Senior Kelly McOmber leads the charge with 18 points.
MEN'S AND WOMEN'S INDOOR TRACK & FIELD SHINES AT TUFTS INVITATIONAL The Pride places third in the 16-team field at the Tufts Invitational behind two outstanding performances by senior Pawel Jarosczewicz; on the women's side, SC is fourth out of 16 teams.
MEN'S LACROSSE TRIO EARNS PRE-SEASON HONORS Sophomore Taylor Brown and Sean Harrington are named second and third-team preseason All-Americans, respectively, by Insidelacrosse.com.
MEN'S GYMNASTICS TOO MUCH FOR MIT The Pride defeats the Engineers, 201.600-139.950 behind senior Tim Goetz, who wins four events.
WOMEN'S SWIMMING & DIVING ROLLS PAST COAST GUARD, 157-80
The Pride goes to 9-2 in dual-competition with a big win; on the men's side, Louis Arruda continues his stellar junior campaign with wins in the 100 and 200 freestyles.
For information on this week's contests and scores, visit the Athletics Web site, or call the Sports Information Hotline at 413.748.3987.
March 5, Burlington, Vt.
5 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Alumni social in conjunction with EDA AAHPERD Convention
March 6, Hammond Stadium, Ft. Myers, Fla.
Suncoast Alumni Association social and Spring Training Game between the Boston Red Sox and the Minnesota Twins
March 13, Plymouth, N.H.
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
New Hampshire Alumni Association presents Springfield College Day at Tenney Mountain Ski Resort.
March 23, Philadelphia, Pa.
The Philadelphia/Wilmington Alumni Association presents an evening at the Philadelphia Eagles Training Center. Special Guest: Professor Charlie Redmond '68
March 26-27, Springfield, Mass.
Athletic Training Reunion and Symposium
March 27, Roger Dean Stadium, Jupiter, Fla.
The Suncoast Alumni Association pre-game BBQ and Spring Training Game between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Montreal Expos. Meet Cardinals Head Trainer and S.C. alum Barry Weinberg '73.
For more information, contact the Springfield College Office of Alumni Relations staff at 413.748.3161 or via e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For the full schedule, click here.
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